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Ms. Cipriano from Porter Ranch CA is requesting Flexible Seating through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Balance Balls to Calm Bouncy Kids

My students need balance ball chairs to help them focus on their work.

  • $218 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Kindergarten sets the stage for a lifetime of learning, and I want to encourage the innate inquisitive natures of my eager young students who come to school everyday full of curiosity, questions, and boundless energy.

Our class is comprised of 25 extremely diverse Kindergartners, representing 13 distinct ethnicities.

I love that we are truly a melting pot, and this helps lay the foundation for the children to learn acceptance of everyone.

Our school spans Transitional Kindergarten through fifth grade. More than half of my class are English Language Learners. We are ethnically and linguistically diverse with hugely varying academic levels and interests.

My Project

During independent work time, when I am working with individuals or small groups, it is very difficult for my students to stay focused. They like to roam around the classroom and expend excess energy.

These balance balls will help my students get their fidgets out while still maintaining concentration and give them an opportunity to get their work done.

I've seen these work wonders in a colleague's classroom, and now I want to start acquiring them for my kindergartners.

Of course my special needs students will benefit, but these will be fantastic for all of my students and give them options when it comes time to work independently. I'll start asking for two and work my way up from there!

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This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Gaiam Kids Balance Ball Chair - Classic Children's Stability Ball Chair, Child Classroom Desk Seating, Purple • Amazon Business $69.98 2 $139.96

Materials cost

$139.96

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$12.81

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.10

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$184.87

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$32.62

Total project goal

$217.49

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$217.49

1 Donor

-$133.74

Donations toward project cost

-$113.68

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$20.06

match offer

-$83.75

Match offer toward project cost

-$71.19

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$12.56

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$0.00

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Project Activity

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